Registered Nurse RN - 9A Med/Surg (Oncology)
Company: Denver Health
Posted on: September 16, 2021
Under general supervision, the professional nurse adheres to the
American Nurses Association (ANA) standards of professional nursing
and performance, and the ANA Code of Ethics to provide care to all
healthcare consumers. Applies critical thinking, evidence-based
practices and competence to collaborate with the health care team
to promote excellence in healthcare consumer safety and quality
outcomes. Utilizes the Theory of Human Caring and Caritas in daily
practice. "Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, Founder / Director,
Watson Caring Science Institute."
This role is eligible for shift differential when the majority of
the hours worked fall in a night, weekend or evening shift.
This role is eligible for the followings benefits:
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Long Term Disability
- Paid Time Off
- 401(a) Retirement Plan with Employer Contributions
- Adoption Assistant Program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- RTD ECO Pass
•Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records•Monitor, record
and report symptoms and changes in patient's condition and vital
signs•Develop and modify patient care plans as indicated by
patient's responses and conditions•Modify patient treatment plans
as indicated by patient's responses and conditions•Consult and
coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement
and evaluate patient care•Monitor all aspects of patient care,
including diet and physical activity•Direct and supervise less
skilled nursing/health care personnel•Prepare patients for, and
assist with examinations and treatments•Assess the needs of
individuals, families and/or communities to identify potential
health or safety problems•Instruct individuals and families on
health education and disease prevention and after care•Administer
nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent or disabled
patients•Medication administration, documentation and
reassessment•Promote positive patient experience•Other job duties
as assigned per unit addendum
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
•Adherence to Standards of Professional Nursing Practice/ Process /
Performance [ANA Standards addendum- signed] and accrediting body
standards.•Ensures all duties, responsibilities and competencies
are conducted in a manner that is effective and appropriate to
patients/clients to who care/service is being provided.
•Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principles of
growth and development over the life span, as well as demonstrating
the ability to assess data reflecting the patient's status and
interpreting appropriate cultural information of the patient(s) to
whom care/ services is being delivered/provided.•Employee has
completed and met their clinical competency standards•Ability to
use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient
care.•Skilled in maintaining effective working relationship with
patients, employees, and the public.•Ability to react calmly and
effectively in emergency situations•Ability to interpret adapt and
apply guidelines and procedures•Ability to communicate
clearly.Computers and Technology•Microsoft Office Suite
required.•EPIC documentation preferred.
Associate's Degree (Required)
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Completion of an accredited nursing education program that is
accredited and satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado
State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses.
Experience: At least one-year RN experience in a direct patient
care setting required.
- Registered Nurse (Required) Active Registered Nurse (RN)
License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact
- National board certification is a preference and encouraged for
staff nurses. Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of
Colorado or a participating compact state.
- American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health
Care Provider Certification/CPR.
- *Specialty certifications as required/recommended per unit. All
Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept
current as a condition of continued employment.
Main Campus - Pavilion A
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a
pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment
has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality
academic health care system that is considered a model for the
nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain
Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical
center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family
health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain
Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an
HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a
mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3
billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver
Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and
remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally
recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver
Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately
185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just
minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities
Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is
an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal
employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver
Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class."
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